Maximum Time difference between DHCP primary and DHCP failover Server

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Mon Jan 18 18:41:55 UTC 2021

Kraishak Mahtha < at> wrote:

> What would be the maximum time difference that can be between a ISC  DHCP primary and failover server 

AIUI, not a huge amount.

But I have to wonder at the question - do you have a problem with timekeeping ? NTP will typically keep clocks accurate to millisecond accuracy which is a few orders of magnitude better than is needed for failover.


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